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Sony/ATV re-signs Calvin Harris

By | Published on Friday 31 October 2014

Calvin Harris

Concluding a deeply enthralling week for Sony/ATV news, the publishing co has now confirmed an extension of its est-in-2006 international deal with auld Calvin Harris. Happy Halloween!

Covering all of Harris’s hits old and new (and, obviously, his forthcoming LP ‘Motion’, which is out on Monday), the contract also incorporates an alliance with the Scottish DJ’s vanity label, Fly Eye.

Paying homage to Sony/ATV’s top creative ‘Guy’ (Moot) in UK/Europe, and his team, Calvin says: “They have given me great support and opportunities over many years, and I’m excited to extend my deal and continue our success together”.

And Guy Moot accordingly adds: “Calvin Harris is one of the greatest songwriters in the world today and stands out among those in the electronic music world as truly appreciating the value of songwriting and building up a legacy of hits. He really understands the importance of writing songs”.

Extending the love-in, Sony/ATV’s worldwide boss Marty Bandier says: “We are thrilled to be extending our long-running relationship with Calvin Harris who stands as a true musical phenomenon of our age. He is an international chart-topping recording artist, a hugely talented songwriter with a gift for coming up with global hit after global hit, often by himself, and he remains one of the world’s most successful DJs”.

“If he could also learn to strike the ball like Lionel Messi, I’d want to come back as him in my next life”, quips Marty. Oh how we laughed.